Irving (TX), United States – On August 2, 2018, Fluor Corporation announced that it continues to support BHP in the delivery of the South Flank iron ore project located in the Pilbara region of Western Australia, which commenced construction in July. The project will be the largest iron ore processing facility ever built in Western Australia.
Somerset (NJ), USA – BEUMER Corporation’s Conveying and Loading Division has been awarded a contract to design, supply and install a nearly four-mile overland conveying system at Knight Hawk Coal’s Prairie Eagle Mine in Illinois. The curved trough overland conveyor system will carry coal from Knight Hawk’s new underground mine portal to its main coal preparation plant at Prairie Eagle.
Perth (WA), Australia – On May 31, 2018, Conico Limited advised that the contracts have been awarded for the Pre-Feasibility Study for the Mt. Thirsty Cobalt Nickel Oxide Project. The project is a 50/50 Joint Venture with partner Barra Resources Limited.
Copenhagen, Denmark – FLSmidth Buffalo reclaim feeders reclaim stockpiles and deliver ROM material to a conveyor belt, sizer, or other processing equipment. The expanded range of FLSmidth Buffalo reclaim feeders allows customers to select the size best suited for their operational parameters, such as varied discharge heights and loading deck lengths.
Perth (WA), Australia – On May 28, 2018, Fortescue Metals Group (ASX: FMG, Fortescue) advised that the company’s Board has approved the development of the Eliwana mine and rail project, located in Western Australia’s Pilbara region.
St. Catharines (ON), Canada – Haver & Boecker, an equipment manufacturer and solutions provider for aggregates and mining applications, offers the Tyler L-Class vibrating screen for classifying wet or dry material as well as an ideal dewatering method. The compact machine is versatile and easy to maintain, with no timing belts or gears that normally need replacing.
Helsinki, Finland – At the 15th Exhibition and World Congress for Latin American Mining, Expomin 2018, Metso will be presenting a variety of product Industry 4.0 applications and tailored solutions to improve process and resource efficiency while reducing operational costs in mining operations. The exhibition is part of Metso’s anniversary activities, celebrating 150 years of delivering results to our customers around the world.
Sudbury (ON), Canada – Rail-Veyor Technologies Global announced that it’s Rail-Veyor system is now hauling all of the production material at Agnico Eagle Mines Limited’s Goldex Mine in Val-d’Or, Quebec, Canada for their Deep 1 project. Installation of the energy-efficient 3 km underground system began as part of Goldex’s new Deep 1 project which was started up in July 2017.
Clermont-Ferrand, France & Hessle, United Kingdom – On March 19, 2018, Michelin announced that it intends to acquire Fenner PLC. Headquartered in Hessle, United Kingdom, Fenner is a global leader in reinforced polymer technology with 2017 annual revenues of GBP 655 million (approx. USD 920 million). It provides conveyor belt solutions and reinforced polymer products for the mining and general industrial markets.
Leipzig, Germany – A major mining and power generation company in India, has recently put into operation a new TAKRAF designed and built BWE of 700-liter capacity at an important lignite mining operation. The order for the machine, with a design capacity of 1400 m3/h, was issued to TAKRAF’s Indian office in 2015 and encompassed the design, manufacture, assembly/erection of all mechanical, structural, electrical components, testing, commissioning and hand over.